Back up to: The Essay
5/5 Celebrated poet and undertaker Thomas Lynch on friendship, ageing and fear of death.
4/5 Baroness Julia Neuberger on how attitudes to death vary across faith and culture.
3/5 Baroness Mary Warnock on what we can learn from the Romantics when it comes to dying well.
2/5 A repeat of an essay on the art of dying by Beryl Bainbridge, who has just died.
1/5 Mary Beard asks what the ancient Romans and Greeks can teach us about the art of dying.